SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at Western University.
Links are underlined and active in PDF, and a detailed index is below.
IN THE OCTOBER ISSUE OF SOGS UPDATE:
GRADUATE WELLNESS WEEK (Oct 2-6): Free events all week. Register for individual events to ensure a spot.
- MONDAY: Eating Well in Graduate School [Wellness Education Centre (WEC ) 1:00-2:45PM]
- MONDAY: Stitch & Bitch [The Grad Club 7:00PM]
- TUESDAY: Managing Stress in Graduate School [Wellness Education Centre (WEC) 1:00-3:00PM]
- WEDNESDAY: Financial Literacy [IGAB Atrium 1:30-3:30PM]
- THURSDAY Q&A and Town Hall with Student Care (SOGS Extended Health and Dental Plan) [Kresge Building KB 203 1:30-3:30PM]
- THURSDAY Family Arts & Crafts [The Grad Club 5:00PM]
- FRIDAY: Self-care in Graduate School [Wellness Education Centre (WEC) 1:00-3:00PM]
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Board Game Night @ The Grad Club, October 18, 7PM
- Harry Potter Trivia Night @ The Grad Club, October 30, 7PM
- International Students Immigration Seminar @ UCC 56, October 10, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
- Oktoberfest 2017 @ The Grad Club, October 12, 7:00-9:00pm, $5 (from the SOGS office)
- Pride International Allyship Initiative @ IGAB Atrium, November 14, 2017: 1:00 pm
- SOGS TRIVIA & CONTESTS
- SOGS trivia contest winners and a new trivia question for October.
- SOGS 2017 Orientation Feedback – Fill out a short feedback form for the chance to win $25 Grad Club gift certificate!
- SOGS ELECTIONS
Elections will be held for the 4 commissioner positions at this month’s Council meeting on October 26. Interested candidates should send their nomination, as well as an optional 1 page candidate’s statement, to the SOGS Speaker (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before Tuesday, October 17th.
- Councillors Orientation next Council meeting, October 26 – Councillor Nomination forms available online. Departmental seat allocations will be completed early October.
- Call for SOGS committee members & volunteers
- Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award (GSTA) Committee
- International Graduate Students’ Issues Committee (IGSIC)
- Equity Committee
- Finance, Grad Club, and Bursary & Subsidy Committees
- 2018 Ontario Graduate Student Symposium (Ad-hoc committee for Ontario-wide research conference)
- Graduate Peer Support (GPS) Committee
- SOGS Services
- CAMPUS & COMMUNITY EVENTS
- Memoranda from Janice Deakin
- Scholars at Risk, Dr. Homa Hoodfar Public Lecture & Panel Discussion @ UCC 269, October 3, 4 to 5:30 pm
- Columbia Sportswear is offering SOGS members employee store pricing from September 15 – October 8, 2017.
- CDHPC conference @ London Convention Centre, October 18-19
- Book & Bake Sale, AHB 2G28, Oct 24-26, 11am-4pm
- Open Access Week, Oct 23-29
- Take Back the Campus, Oct 26
- The National Student Paper Competition
- Impact of university costs and student debt survey from UToronto.
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